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The Pike County Ballads


Author(s):John Hay
Illustrator(s):N. C. Wyeth
Publisher(s): Houghton Mifflin Co.
Year Published: 1912
Type: Hardcover
Genre: American
Poetry – Ballads
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 47
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
OCLC: 726711


Post civil war ballads from Pike County, Illinois - across the river from Hannibal, Missouri - the dialect is similar. Read online at

This book is the Main Edition.